Millerism


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Millerism

the preachings of the American William Miller (1782-1849), founder of the Adventist church, who believed that the end of the world and the return of Christ would occur in 1843. — Millerite, n.
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the preachings of the American William Miller (1782-1849), founder of the Adventist church, who believed that the end of the world and the return of Christ would occur in 1843. — Millerite, n.
See also: End of the World
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Yet when Loughner was arraigned, just a day after Potok published his speculations, he didn't invoke a single Millerism.
Over the years he drew many followers, Millerism became a worldwide movement and he set the date as March 21, 1844.
Drawing heavily on secondary sources, she traces the emergence of the movement out of Millerism in the 1840s, clearly summarizes the distinctive elements of Adventist doctrine and its transformation, and outlines the development and structure of church organization.
That spawned, Ostrander continued, the expression, "Daisy Millerism.
Born in 1827 and raised in Portland, White joined the Methodist Church as a teenager, but she and her family were disfellowshipped when their adherence to Millerism became known.
This is a possible reference to the leading Millerite preacher, Charles Fitch, who was also an abolitionist and convert to "Oberlin perfection," but my research on Millerism uncovered no record of a visit by him to the Eastern Townships.